Press Releases

  • MARTINI® and Whitney Port Add Sparkle to Everyday Celebrations

    October 21 2014 11:07 AM ET

  • Plastic Products Mfg.'s New Unveil: Thick Premium Plastic Sign Holders and Poster Holders

    October 21 2014 11:07 AM ET

    CHINO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic Products Mfg. (PPM) today unveiled a thicker new Premium Plastic in Sign Holders and Poster Holders.  To coincide with the release, PPM also announced that this .098 thick material will be made available to customers for the same price as older, thinner styles...including flimsier competitor models.

  • National Credit Default Rates Slightly Increase in September 2014 According to the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices

    October 21 2014 11:06 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through September 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed an uptick in default rates.  The national composite posted 1.04% in September, up three basis points from July 2014's historical low.  For the second consecutive month, the first mortgage default rate rose, to 0.93% in September.  The second mortgage default rate rose one basis point to 0.52%, which was its first increase since April 2014.

  • Fla.'s Housing Market: More Sales, Rising Prices in Sept. 2014

    October 21 2014 11:05 AM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, increased new listings and a rise in inventory in September, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 20,792 last month, up 13.5 percent over the September 2013 figure.

  • Virgin America Named Top U.S. Airline in Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards - for Seventh Year in a Row

    October 21 2014 11:05 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, has been named "Best U.S. Airline" in the coveted Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards – for the seventh consecutive year.  This year, over 76,000 readers of the premium travel magazine participated in the annual survey, casting more than one million votes.  Virgin America landed in the number one spot, continuing an award-winning streak for the airline, which has received this top honor every year since its launch in 2007.

  • MSC Divina Celebrates The Holiday Season Caribbean Style

    October 21 2014 11:04 AM ET

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, MSC Cruises is encouraging guests to take the break they deserve with a 7-night escape on the stunning MSC Divina, one of the largest and most luxurious cruise ships sailing from Miami to the Caribbean.

  • New Study of California's Latino Children Finds Striking Differences in Health and Well-being Within This 4.7 Million-and-Growing Population

    October 21 2014 11:04 AM ET

    PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of California's Latino children paints a complex picture of their health and well-being – and finds striking differences within a 4.7 million-strong population that comprises more than half of all the children in the state.

    See the report and full press release>>

  • MEDIA ALERT: ON24 Powers Apigee Webcast on Digital Transformation

    October 21 2014 11:04 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ON24, the global leader in webinar-based marketing solutions that drive demand generation and customer engagement, today announced it will power "Patterns of Success for Digital Transformation," an Apigee best practices webinar scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. PT/ 2:00 p.m. ET/ 7:00 p.m. GMT.

  • UCSF Medical Center Adopts Hi-Tech "Smart" Dressing for Chronic Wounds

    October 21 2014 11:02 AM ET

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSNovative Systems, Inc., the maker of self-adaptive wound care dressings, announced today that its award-winning ENLUXTRATM "Any Wound" dressing has been adopted at the UCSF Medical Center for treating chronic wounds.

    In the United States, the burden of managing chronic wounds is growing rapidly due to an aging population and the increased incidence of diabetes, obesity and associated co-morbidities:

  • The SoundExchange Influencers Series at the Bluebird Returns with David Pack, Jamie O'Neal, Sarah Darling, and Jimmy Nichols

    October 21 2014 11:02 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange announced today that their Influencers Series will return to Nashville's famous Bluebird Café on Thursday, October 23, 2014. This year's second installment of the series will spotlight the historic impact of legacy artists, their music, and their influence on the artists of today. The show will feature SoundExchange members David Pack, Jamie O'Neal, Sarah Darling, and special guest Jimmy Nichols.

  • United Airlines, Hertz Upgrade Partnership and Elevate Perks for a Richer Travel Experience

    October 21 2014 11:01 AM ET

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  • Net Element Releases Open Letter to Shareholders

    October 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    MIAMI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company"), a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the United States, releases the following letter to Shareholders from the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Oleg Firer:

    Dear Net Element Shareholders,

  • Bert Williams Authors New Book in an Effort to Solve the World's Problems

    October 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the beginning of his career more than 60 years ago, Bert Williams has been solving problems that baffled others. Now using an assumed name to protect his family, Williams has penned his second book offering solutions to much of the world's problems.

  • Rise Interactive Wins Top Spot in ICIC and FORTUNE's Inner City 100 Award

    October 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and FORTUNE announced that Rise Interactive was selected for the 2014 Inner City 100 for the second, consecutive year, recognizing the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the U.S. This year, for the first time in the list's 16-year history, the Inner City 100 consists of 10 fast-growing businesses from 10 industry categories.

  • Access Announces Investment by Berkshire Partners

    October 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rob Alston, CEO of Access, has announced that Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, has acquired a majority interest in the company, the largest privately-held provider of records and information management services in North America, from Summit Partners.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

  • Chicago-Based Zabiha Halal Protein Processor Receives Capital to Grow Operations

    October 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barkaat Foods, a Chicago-based, Zabiha Halal protein processor, recently announced that it secured a Shariah-compliant credit facility from FirstMerit Corporation (FirstMerit) and Prairie Street Capital with the help of Sikich Investment Banking (Shariah law is the moral code and religious law of Islam). Barkaat will use this capital to expand its existing operations and develop new product lines. Barkaat expects to double its current staff of 40 people in the next year.

  • High Society Criminal Investigation Returns To Discovery En Espanol During A New Season Of "CRIMENES MILLONARIOS"

    October 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    MIAMI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the network's most popular series, CRIMENES MILLONARIOS (Behind Mansion Walls), is back with even more drama and suspense in true stories of murder among the upper crust, where secret affairs, hidden bank accounts and false identities are just the tip of the iceberg. The new season of CRIMENES MILLONARIOS (#CrimenesMillonarios) begins November 5 and will air every Wednesdays at 10 PM E/ 7PM P.

  • Sunpreme demonstrates the world's first 500W Bifacial double glass module with an effective efficiency up to 22.2%, a new industry high

    October 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunpreme, a global solar photovoltaic company that designs and manufactures its own cells and panels, announced that it has demonstrated the world's first Bifacial double glass module with a measured STC output of 503W. With a 15% Bifacial power boost, the effective panel wattage can be enhanced to 575W with an effective module efficiency of 22.2%. A second performance bonus comes from a record low thermal coefficient of module efficiency of 0.28%/C.

  • Mix some spirits into your Halloween festivities with some spooky WAVE Vodka cocktails

    October 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is eerily close, and a haunting feeling is looming as costumes and parties are being planned down to the last creepy details of the spooky cocktails that will be served.

    To help keep the spirited motif alive, WAVE Vodka has some bewitching cocktail recipes that will delight every wizard and goblin at the party, with its flavorful portfolio.

  • Huntkey Awarded the 2014 'Typical Outstanding Enterprises of National Quality and Integrity'

    October 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntkey Enterprise Group has been awarded the 'Typical Outstanding Enterprises of National Quality and Integrity' during China Quality Month. Themed as 'Innovation improving product quality, integrity promoting industry development', 'Quality Month' was held by China Association for Quality Inspection across the country in September 2014. Huntkey was invited to participate in the activity and won the honor of 'Typical Outstanding Enterprises of National Quality and Integrity' among thousands of famous domestic enterprises.